Del Close, who died in 1999, dedicated most of his life to Improv. In 1957
he became part of the Compass players, a troupe that evolved into Second City,
and he is considered as one of the world`s Improv Guru`s.
Del Close is the inventor of the Harold - a long format that is wildly
popular in the US.
You can find out more details (and gossip!) about Del Close at the Improv Page Hall of Fame . See also Something Wonderful Right Away .